The Resource South of Main : a history of the Water Street Community of Salem, Virginia

South of Main : a history of the Water Street Community of Salem, Virginia

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South of Main : a history of the Water Street Community of Salem, Virginia
Title
South of Main
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a history of the Water Street Community of Salem, Virginia
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eng
Summary
This volume traces the history of the Water Street Community, an African-American neighborhood which served as the religious, business, and educational center for blacks in Salem, from its inception in 1868 to the present day. Discusses the creation of the community and its experiences during segregation and the Civil Rights Movement, and includes brief descriptions of various religious and educational institutions and community leaders. Also contains a study of the architectural development of the community, written by Dan Pezzoni. The last few pages consist of photographs and paintings of the community. Compiled by John D. Long in 2000
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John D. Long is a senior lecturer in history at Roanoke College and curator and educator at the Salem Museum.
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Vi
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South of Main : a history of the Water Street Community of Salem, Virginia
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  • The Library of Virginia
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1
Immediate source of acquisition
Long, John D.
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000500690
Type of unit
v. (83 leaves).

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